Mygatt-Moore Quarry, middle siltstone (Jurassic to of the United States)

Also known as MWC Loc. 1.05.86, CO-21

Where: Mesa County, Colorado (39.2° N, 109.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° N, 55.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brushy Basin Member (Morrison Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siltstone and ash

• "rippled siltstone"

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Collected in 1981, 1990

Primary reference: P. Mygatt. 1991. The Mygatt-Moore Quarry, Rabbit Valley, Mesa County, Colorado. In W. R. Averett (ed.), Guidebook for Dinosaur Quarries and Tracksites Tour, Western Colorado and Eastern Utah 57-58 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 39419: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

Branchiopoda
 Diplostraca - Lioestheriidae
"Cyzicus (Lioestheria) cf. tendagurensis" = Lioestheria
"Cyzicus (Lioestheria) cf. tendagurensis" = Lioestheria clam shrimp
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae
 Valvatoidea - Valvatidae
unclassified
  -
Charophyta indet. Migula 1890